Female Residential Support Worker (Bank)


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Female Residential Support Worker (Bank)

Autonomy Life, The Oaks, Malvern

Adult Residential Care - LD

£10.00 - £10.15 an hour

Part time & full time bank positions available

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

"The staff who work there are incredible and professional in everything they do. The home is well looked after and each service users needs are individually met. " – Support Worker

Immediate starts available at The Oaks

  • Female Support Worker required This Role is exempt under the Equalities Act 2010, Schedule 9 part 1
  • Full time and part time contracts available with guaranteed hours
  • Starting rate (new to care) £10 per hour
  • Level 2 qualified £10.15
  • Bank Holiday £15 - £15.20 per hour
  • Please let us know how many hours you are looking for and we can try our best to accommodate you

Our commitment to you

  • Full Time Mental Health First Aiders who are there for you when you need them
  • Supportive Management team
  • Supportive buddy system for new starters
  • Funded apprenticeships and diplomas
  • Accredited Positive Behaviour Support Training
  • Paid break
  • Long service awards
  • Training and development
  • Receive up to £300 for Employee Referrals
  • Employee of the month awards
  • One homemade cooked meal per shift
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line
  • Access to blue light card discounts
  • Covid safety procedures in place

About the Role

The Oaks is a residential home for adults who have learning disabilities and complex needs, including behaviours that may challenge, autism and other associated issues. The main home has accommodation for up to 6 people.

About you

We asked our residents what they like about the about the people that support them, they didn’t mention qualifications, they said they like kind, caring and happy people.

If you have the right attitude and values we will provide you with the training and development you need to be confident and competent in your role.
We are looking for people who:

  • Are caring and respectful who will enable the people we support to have a high quality of life and make their own decisions
  • Are flexible and adaptable who want to go the extra mile if it means making a positive difference to Service User lives
  • Are enthusiastic with excellent communication skills committed to developing positive working relationships

New to Care?

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Job description

Day Time shifts: 7am - 2pm, 8am – 8pm, 2pm - 10pm

Night Time shifts: 8pm - 8am

  • Socialising with our residents and creating fun and engaging activities and home events
  • Cooking and support in the kitchen during meal times including a free meal for you
  • Assisting with fantastic days out with our residents
  • Assisting with personal care with residents when required·
  • Complete relevant documentation for the residents you support·
  • Undertake cleaning duties in accordance with the home’s standards and expectations·
  • Administer medication to service users·
  • Attending meetings and undertaking training as required

How to Apply

Please click the ‘apply now’ button or call Adina or Claire on 01684 572079 for an informal discussion / application form.

Covid Update

We are following the Government’s Guidelines to ensure the safety of our service users and our staff to limit the spread of infection across our Autonomy Life service, at The Oaks.

We are committed in all aspects of safety for our team and service users, to reassure everyone that we always have full PPE supplies.

Our staff no longer use PCR tests but they are currently required to complete daily LFT tests which are provided by the home.

Equal Opportunities Statement

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex; religious or similar philosophical belief; political opinion; race; age; sexual orientation; or, whether they are married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled; or whether they have undergone, are undergoing or intend to undergo gender reassignment.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.

If you do not disclose something in your application that could prevent you working with children or vulnerable adults this could result in you being referred to the police and/or DBS as it is a criminal offence for any person who is barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults to apply for a role in a regulated activity.

If you have made a declaration in relation to a conviction that does not threaten the safety of the vulnerable people we support we will consider your application and explore further during the recruitment process.